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Le Secret d'un Petit Poisson Devenu Grand, 2003
Oil and glitter on canvas. 32 x 39 1/2 in. (81.3 x 100.3 cm). Signed, titled and dated " Chéri Samba LE SECRET D'UN PETIT POISSON DEVENU GRAND 2003" lower right.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO/FRANCE

PROVENANCE Acquired directly from the artist; Private collection, London

My painting is concerned with peoples' lives. I'm not interested in myths or beliefs. That's not my goal. I want to change our mentality that keeps us isolated from the world. I appeal to peoples' consciences. Artists must make people think.-Chéri Samba

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14: CHÉRI SAMBA, Le Secret d'un Petit Poisson Devenu Gr

Estimate $12,000 - $18,000May 15, 2010
New York, NY, USA